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One of our open skips.

Open Skips

Open skips are ideal for bulky waste streams. They are widely used on construction and demolition projects, or any sites that produce large quantities of waste and recycling.

Our skip sizes range from 8 CU YD to 14 CU YD, but we can custom make containers to any size and volume.


This type of container is suitable for a wide variety of waste types including; general waste or recycling, bulky waste streams, construction/demolition waste, dry non-hazardous waste, heavy materials and soils.

Our open skips need vehicle access for loading and require a permit if placed on a road. They are a popular solution for the disposal of large waste volumes.

Suitable for building materials.Suitable for cardboard.Suitable for electrical items.Suitable for garden waste.Suitable for metals.Suitable for mixed glass.Suitable for mixed recycling.Suitable for non-recyclable waste.

Options Include

The below table shows the available open skip options. Should these be unsuitable then we can source or custom make any container to suit your needs.

Skip Type Length Width Height
 8 CU YD (6.1 cubic metres)  3.7m  1.8m  1.26m
 10 CU YD (7.7 cubic metres)  2.02m  2.17m  2.19m
 12 CU YD (9.2 cubic metres)  3.7m  1.78m  1.68m
 14 CU YD (10.7 cubic metres)  10.7m  1.8m  1.75m

To find out more about our open skips, please contact us.


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